Friday, August 14

Sarsfield Wins Masters Event 4 – Donegal Cup

Frank Sarsfield from St Johns Limerick won the 4th RIBSA Masters Ranking event of the season ‘’ The Donegal Cup ‘’ sponsored by John Doherty from the Northwest Snooker Club on Sunday the 4th of January 2020 in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, Carlow.

In the final Frank beat John O Sullivan from the Kilkenny Shed 3 frames to 1 in a great final. In the Semi Finals John O Sullivan beat Number 1 seed John Torpey 3-1 while Frank beat Tom O Driscoll from Hawks Nest 3-1 in the other semi.

The Tournament high break went to Rodney Goggins with a 107 break. RIBSA would like to thank all the players on making it a very high standard tournament. RIBSA would like to thank John Doherty for sponsoring the cup and to the Ivy Rooms SC for hosting the successful event.

Tournament Info on the Masters 2019-2020

Please Note: Any player who has already paid their yearly RIBSA membership must redo this process on line and they will be refunded when they arrive at the tournament.

On-Line Payment System 

This will be the first RIBSA Masters event where the players will have to enter on line via the new on line payment system.



The 2019 – 2020 RIBSA Master Snooker Ranking Series will feature 6 Ranking events and the National Snooker Championships this season.  These rankings will be used to select the master International players.

Please Note – Closing Dates

The closing date for all Masters Tournaments this coming season will be 1pm on the Saturday before the tournament. The Draw will be posted on the website as soon as possible.

Entry Fees

The cost of entry for Masters Tournaments will be €21.00 plus RIBSA registration of €17.00.

Waistcoats must be worn for all matches. National Waistcoats are not permissible. Shane Mason will be the TD for the event.

Live Streaming

Click to watch matches from all the event during the season on the RIBSA youtube page CLICK HERE

Tournament Prize Fund 

Players are asked to note that the prize fund for tournaments in 2019/20 season will depend on number of entries less tournament expenses.

Prize fund and expenses will be announced on the day at each event. Expenses will include payment of Tournament Director, Referees and payment of €2 per player to host club.

The Masters Tour 2019 – 2020 Season

Event 1 – The Bonnar Engineering Cup

Event 2 – The Roadstone Cup

Event 3 – The Ivy Rooms Classic Cup

Event 4 – The Donegal Cup

Event 5 – Executive Pensions Cup

Event 6 – PrideCraft Construction Open Cup

A Copy of the Rules for all tournaments will be available at the venue.

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